Of personnel management. One of three types of managers identified by management theorists Shaun Tyson and Alan Fell (the other types being architect and clerk of works). The ‘contracts manager’ is characterized as a type of personnel manager who is an expert negotiator, maintaining order and regulating the employment relationship through systems based on formal polices and procedures. Although not strategically involved in the organization, he or she provides important support for line managers by offering professional expertise.
Subjects: Human Resource Management.